good excuses sparta :lol:
nothing to say with the first 2...
#3 thats the one excuse i don't really want to hear from Esks fans (even though you just threw that in there for the hell of it... so not you but other Esks fans)... yeah the refs kinda sucked.. though they tried to even out bad calls both ways... on one of the questional PI's they made up for it 2 plays later when Casey threw one out the back of the endzone and our reciever was a good 3 yards out the back of the endzone when an Esks player jumped him..... should have been a major roughing call that woulda put us first and goal instead it went to 3rd down and we had to settle for a FG.. and the non call on the PI in the last Esks drive was a make up for missing a blatent holding call a couple of plays earlier that would have pretty much ended the drive right there.
#4.. i think Dave really was hurting... why they would put Casey in to start a game as big and important as last nights when Casey hasn't taken a real snap since mid november? doesn't make sense... not even to save Dave from getting hit... besides... this can't be an excuse for the Esks losss in fact it was a reason they should have won... we were using a QB with a lot of rust on him... and i mean LOTS of rust..
#5 i think it was our D... we had great D in the first half... they slacked off a bit in the second... but came up big when needed... the Esks O has had nights like this before... the tight game vs. Wpg. a few weeks back comes to mind..
and if the Lions has staples in their cleats to stay on their feet.. so did the Esks... lot of missed tackles by BC too... i think there are too many players these days that go for the ball first and the tackle second instead of the other way around like it should be... and hence miss the tackle...
anyways... it was a great game... was on the edge of my seat for almost the whole 4th quarter... lost my voice.... watched the Lions win... it was a great night... and don't fret Esks fans... i predict you'll get your revenge on Sept. 24th... and thanks again for the excuses sparta :lol: